Nicolas Almagro

  • Nicolas Almagro of Spain withdraws from US Open July 18, 2014

    New York: Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the US Open. The 27thranked Spaniard hasn't played since retiring from his firstround match at the French Open in May because of a left foot injury. Friday's announcement means he'll miss two straight major tournaments after pulling out of Wimbledon. The 28yearold Almagro's best finish...
  • Nicolas Almagro pulls out of Wimbledon June 19, 2014

    LONDON: Nicolas Almagro of Spain has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a foot injury. The withdrawal of the 25thseeded claycourt specialist means Vasek Pospisil of Canada has been promoted to the No. 31 seed and Russia's Dmitry Tursunov elevated into the seedings at 32. Wimbledon organizers take players' grasscourt records into account...
  • At French Open, Nadal could face three who beat him on clay May 23, 2014

    Paris: Rafael Nadal's path to a ninth French Open title could take him through a series of matches against men he lost to on clay this season. The topseeded Nadal was drawn on Friday to possibly face No. 21 Nicolas Almagro in the fourth round, then No. 5 David Ferrer in...
  • Murray holds nerve to see off Almagro in Madrid Open May 8, 2014

    Madrid: Andy Murray showed plenty of mental strength to come through 61 16 64 against Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday to keep on track his bid to win the Madrid Open. The seventhseeded Scot returned to singles action having taken a break in an inconsistent year that has seen him fall down...
  • Nadal's struggles continue with Barcelona loss April 25, 2014

    Barcelona: Topranked Rafael Nadal's claycourt struggles worsened Friday as his 41match winning streak at the Barcelona Open ended with a threeset loss to Nicolas Almagro in the quarterfinals. Nadal was looking for his ninth title in Barcelona but lost 26, 76 (5), 64, a week after going out in the quarterfinals...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka into quarters of Monte Carlo Masters April 17, 2014

    Swiss third seed Stanislas Wawrinka reached the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters without hitting a ball on Thursday after his third-round opponent Nicolas Almagro withdrew for an unspecified reason. The Australian Open champion advances to meet eighth seed Milos Raonic after the Canadian beat 11th-seeded Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4 6-3. Raonic's...
  • Nicolas Almagro, Fernando Verdasco advance to Clay Court final April 13, 2014

    Houston: Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco set up an all-Spanish final in the US Men's Clay Court Championship. The fourth-seeded Verdasco beat Colombia's Santiago Giraldo 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday, and the third-seeded Almagro advanced when American Sam Querrey pulled out because of a back injury. Almagro, a 12-time winner on the ATP...
  • David Ferrer reaches semis in Buenos Aires February 15, 2014

    Buenos Aires: Topseeded David Ferrer defeated fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos 61, 62 to reach the semifinals of the Copa Claro ATP tournament. Secondseeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and thirdseeded Tommy Robredo of Spain also advanced into last four Friday, setting up a semifinal matchup, reports Xinhua. Ferrer will next face fellow...
  • Fognini reaches final with victory over Almagro February 9, 2014

    Vina Del Mar (Chile): Topseeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated No. 3 Nicolas Almagro of Spain 64, 16, 76(5) on Saturday to reach the final of the Royal Guard Open claycourt tournament. Fognini will be playing on Sunday for his third ATP singles title. The other two came last season on...
  • Almagro pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury January 9, 2014

    Melbourne: Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, seeded 13th in the men's draw, has pulled out of the Australian Open due to a shoulder injury, organisers said on Thursday. "Disappointed to confirm that Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the #ausopen due to an ongoing shoulder injury. We wish him a fast recovery!" a post...
  • David Ferrer, Stanislas Wawrinka reach quarterfinals in Paris October 31, 2013

    Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters. Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 62, 63, and Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 63, 62. Wawrinka stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals spots. The seventhseeded...
  • Ferrer beats Almagro to reach Valencia Open final October 27, 2013

    Spain: Defending champion David Ferrer beat former winner Nicolas Almagro 62, 63 to advance to the Valencia Open final on Saturday. Ferrer will play Mikhail Youzhny on Sunday after he defeated Dmitry Tursunov 62, 64 in an allRussian semifinal. "Youzhny is a good player," Ferrer said. "He has a good backhand...
  • Nicolas Almagro beats Pablo Andujar 62, 63 in Valencia October 22, 2013

    Valencia: Nicolas Almagro beat fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 62, 63 to make a successful start to his bid for a third title at the Valencia Open on Tuesday. The thirdseeded Almagro, who won here in 2006 and 2007, reeled off winners to break Andujar five times and easily advance to the...
  • Del Potro, Raonic advance to Japan Open final October 5, 2013

    Tokyo: Topseeded Juan Martin del Potro overcame Nicolas Almagro 76 (7), 76 (1) on Saturday to reach the final of the Japan Open. Del Potro hit 12 aces to dispatch the sixthseeded Spaniard and set up a final with thirdseeded Milos Raonic of Canada, who beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 76...
  • Roger Federer loses to qualifier in Hamburg semis July 21, 2013

    Hamburg, Germany: Roger Federer lost to Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 76 (7), 76 (4) on Saturday in the semifinals of the German Tennis Championships. Federer, a fourtime champion in Hamburg, was outplayed by the 114thranked lefthander who advanced to his first career final. "He played well, he was a little more aggressive,"...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Nicolas Almagro to reach Hamburg final July 20, 2013

    Germany: Fabio Fognini moved within one win of his second title in two weeks when he beat thirdseeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain 64, 76 (1) in the first semifinal of the German Tennis Championships on Saturday. He will play against qualifier Federico Delbonis in the final, who upset Roger Federer in...
  • Almagro beats Kamke to reach Hamburg 3rd round July 17, 2013

    Hamburg: Thirdseeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the third round of the German Championships by defeating Tobias Kamke of Germany, 63, 63 on Tuesday. Two other seeded players lost. Florian Mayer of Germany defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 63, 64, and Dmitry Tursunov of Russia upset Jeremy Chardy of France...
  • Top seeds Berdych, Almagro lose at Swedish Open July 12, 2013

    Bastad: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro were knocked out in the Swedish Open quarterfinals on Friday. Unseeded Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands beat topseeded Berdych 75, 75, while secondseeded Almagro was defeated by Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco 64, 46, 75. Berdych and Almagro were playing their second matches of...
  • Berdych, Almagro advance to last 8 at Bastad July 12, 2013

    Bastad, Sweden: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarterfinals on Thursday. Berdych and Almagro received firstround byes, and had contrasting wins. Almagro, a threetime finalist in Bastad, got off to a rough start against fellow Spaniard Guillermo GarciaLopez but rallied to win 36,...
  • Berdych, Almagro make last 8 at Swedish Open July 11, 2013

    Sweden: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarterfinals on Thursday. Berdych and Almagro received firstround byes, and had contrasting wins. Almagro, a threetime finalist in Bastad, got off to a rough start against fellow Spaniard Guillermo GarciaLopez but rallied to win 36, 61,...
  • Tommy Robredo comes from two sets down to reach last eight June 2, 2013

    Paris: Ranked 470th a year ago, Tommy Robredo reached the quarterfinals of the French Open for the first time since 2009 by rallying from two sets down to stun 11thseeded Nicolas Almagro 67 (5), 36, 64, 64, 64 in an allSpanish match. Robredo will next face another compatriot, No. 4 David...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Nicolas Almagro to win 8th Barcelona Open April 28, 2013

    Barcelona: Rafael Nadal won the Barcelona Open for the eighth time on Sunday after seeing off Nicolas Almagro 64, 63 in the final. Almagro took it to Nadal early on and built a 30 lead, but Nadal found his form and broke his fellow Spaniard in three of his next...
  • Almagro, Monaco to meet in Barcelona Open quarters April 26, 2013

    Barcelona: Nicolas Almagro and Juan Monaco both managed thirdround wins at the Barcelona Open on Thursday before rain forced the postponement of matches. The two will meet in the quarterfinals after Almagro defeated fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers 63, 64 on the outdoor red clay. Monaco outlasted Frenchman Jeremy Chardy in a...
  • Almagro defeats Williams to reach Houston final April 14, 2013

    Houston: John Isner and Nicolas Almagro, two of the biggest servers in tennis, aced their way into the final of the US Men's Clay Court Championship. Topseeded Almagro of Spain, the ATP Tour leader with 261 aces, needed only 58 minutes to beat American wildcard Rhyne Williams 62, 61. Isner,...
  • Nicolas Almagro advances to US Men's Clay Court semifinals April 13, 2013

    Houston: Topseeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain defeated Italian Paolo Lorenzo 64, 64 on Friday to advance to the US Men's Clay Court semifinals. Fifthseeded American John Isner also advanced, hitting 19 aces to overpower Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis 63, 36, 63. Almagro, ranked 12th in the world, will next face American wild...
  • Nadal beats Nicolas Almagro; sets up final with Ferrer March 2, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal won through to the final of the Mexican Open with a straight-sets victory over Nicolas Almagro on Friday, setting up a clash with another Spanish compatriot and three-time defending champion David Ferrer. Nadal beat Almagro 7-5, 6-4 in one hour and 49 minutes, extending his perfect record in...
  • Canada take 20 surprise lead over 5time champions Spain February 2, 2013

    Toronto: Canada raced to a 20 lead over Spain in their Davis Cup world group first round tie on Friday, pushing the fivetimes champions to the brink of defeat and moving to within a doubles victory of a maiden win at this level. With topranked Spain missing big guns Rafa Nadal,...
  • Almagro replaced by GarciaLopez in Spain Davis Cup team January 26, 2013

    Madrid: Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from Spain's Davis Cup team to play Canada in next week's first round tie in Vancouver and will be replaced by Guillermo GarciaLopez, the Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Saturday. Almagro, the world number 11, was suffering the effects of his run to the last...
  • Ferrer beats Almagro in marathon tie to reach semis January 22, 2013

    Melbourne: Three times in the first four sets, David Ferrer faced the prospect of being ousted of the Australian Open by a fellow Spaniard who'd never beaten him in a dozen competitive matches. The No. 4seeded Ferrer survived once in the third set and twice in the fourth when No. 10...
  • Almagro reaches quarters after Tipsarevic retires January 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Eighthseeded Janko Tipsarevic retired from his fourthround match at the Australian Open with an injured left foot while trailing Nicolas Almagro 62, 51 on Sunday. The 10thseeded Almagro advanced to a quarterfinal against fellow Spaniard David Ferrer, who beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in straight sets. Tipsarevic said he injured the foot...